English Crime and Execution Broadsides

Execution and dying behaviour of the unhappy men who were executed this morning at Chelmsford: Edward Wright, for highway robbery, aged 19, --John, and Joseph Merrington, for burglary, at West Tilbury, ages 21, 22. --J. Tubbs, for burglary at Birchanger, aged 21

Creator/Contributor:
Catnach, James, 1792-1841, printer.
Merrington, John, -1819
Merrington, Joseph, -1819
Tubbs, John, -1819
Wright, Edward, -1819
Creation Date:
[1819]
1819
Place Of Origin:
England
[London]
Publisher:
Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-Court.
Extent:
1 sheet ([1] p.) : ill. (wood engraving) ; 24.4 x 16.7 cm.
Language:
English
Genre:
biography
Wood engravings-England-19th century.
Broadsides-England-19th century
Poetry
Subjects:
Wright, Edward
Merrington, John
Merrington, Joseph
Tubbs, John
Executions and executioners--England--Chelmsford
Prisoners--Poetry
Repentance--Poetry
Warnings--Poetry
Places:
England--London
Notes:
Account includes a copy of a letter from one of the prisoners to his wife and one column of verse.
Verses begin : Now give attention to these lines.
Wood engraving (4 x 7.2 cm.) : Four male figures hanging from scaffold.
Date of imprint from date of executions, August 13, 1819 -- Capital punishment UK site via WWW, viewed June 18, 2007)
Repository:
Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University
Record ID:
990070388210203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990070388210203941/catalog